The commonly found adenovirus poses little problem for healthy people, whose immune systems can fight the respiratory and gastrointestinal infections the virus can cause. But in bone marrow and organ transplant patients, adenovirus often becomes deadly. Their weakened immune systems can’t... Read more »
Sometimes a drug gathering dust at a big company finds new life at a startup. And sometimes the two companies cut a deal, in case that startup is on to something. That’s exactly what biotech giant Amgen is doing with brand-new... Read more »
Building a company from scratch is a grueling endeavor that, if done right, can bring great rewards and a feeling of fulfillment. The same goes for being a husband and a father.
Balancing all three roles simultaneously is not for the... Read more »
A product, a camera phone, and a sensor. Those may be the essential tools of advertising in the 21st century.
Increasingly, we’re witnessing the disappearance of the classic, 30-second ad. Now products are looking to lure us with humor (I’m looking... Read more »
Our hearts are heavy today with news of the death of Leonard Nimoy at age 83, who was Star Trek’s Mr. Spock and so much more. He exemplified his most famous character’s most famous line: Live long and prosper.
On... Read more »
Earlier this month, venture capital firm Draper Triangle announced an investment of $10 million in Ann Arbor’s Pixel Velocity, with plans to quickly grow the company to take advantage of the rise of cloud technologies and Internet of Things applications.... Read more »
Leaders of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas stopped by the Texas Medical Center in Houston yesterday at a “Meet CPRIT” event to update the city’s biotech community on the agency’s efforts.
CPRIT recently announced its latest slate of... Read more »
An unusual women’s health biopharma with a very unusual strategy has passed its first big test.
The FDA said today that Medicines360 can bring a contraceptive to market. That’s not the unusual part, and neither is the product. It’s an intrauterine... Read more »
Restaurant checkout-tech provider Leaf, which has been a unit of payments processing company Heartland Payment Systems since 2014, is being shuttered as Heartland looks for a new direction in the fast-changing world of retail payments.
Heartland announced the shift as part of... Read more »
Noisy neighbors can be a problem, whether you’re in an apartment building or a hotel room. But if you’re in a hospital, they’re more than a nuisance—they can be a health risk.
Quietyme, a Madison, WI, startup, is... Read more »